Commissioned artists bring people together across these multi-disciplinary strands and across the delineations of service user, clinician, patient, public, artist and researcher to encourage conversations and learning through art practices. For more information about the partnership, please refer to the Bethlem Gallery website.
One morning in June 2020, graffiti reading RIP SENI appeared emblazoned across a Some questions about us (see below), outside the Bethlem royal hospital.
One of My Kind (OOMK)
The Lexicon of Mental Health, 2021
OOMK worked with clinicians, artists with lived experience of mental illness and patients at Bethlem Royal Hospital to set up Level Press, a Risograph printing Press based at Bethlem Gallery.
the vacuum cleaner
How can we do this better?, 2019
An event for everyone affected by mental health in St Helens, Merseyside, to be in the same room to consider the question: ‘How can we work better together, to support each other and improve mental health care?’
Art and Justice exhibition, 2021
A space for other voices and perspectives on ‘the challenges that arise at the complex interface where mental health and mental healthcare interact with principles of human rights’.
The People Speak
Reimagining Mental Health, Justice, Creativity, 2020
The People Speak is a group of international artists, cultural producers, science communicators and activists based in East London.
Nikita Gill & Jade Montserrat
Through the lens of Jade’s practice as well as her recent experiences of being restrained by police officers and sectioned under the Mental Health Act, Inside / Outside speaks to urgent themes and issues that resonate with our current times
Self-binding directives through making
Some questions about us, July 2019
A public artwork situated just within the Bethlem Royal Hospital perimeter looking out onto Monks Orchard Road.
Bethlem Gallery collaborators
MHJ Project producer
MHJ public engagement curator
MHJ project administrator